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Events

Also in 1975

Bands formed

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Albums released

Biggest hit singles

The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the charts of 1975.

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1 The Sweet Fox on the Run 1975 United Kingdom Australia 1 of 1975, Germany 1 - Mar 1975, Australia 1 for 6 weeks Mar 1976, UK 2 - Mar 1975, Canada 2 - Nov 1975, Holland 2 - Apr 1975, Norway 2 - Apr 1975, South Africa 2 of 1975, Austria 3 - May 1975, Switzerland 3 - May 1975, France 4 - May 1975, US BB 5 - Nov 1975, Sweden (alt) 10 - Nov 1975, Germany 24 of the 1970s, RYM 24 of 1975, US CashBox 63 of 1976, Scrobulate 64 of glam rock, OzNet 535
2 ABBA SOS 1975 Sweden France 1 - Sep 1975, Germany 1 - Jan 1976, Australia 1 for 1 weeks Aug 1976, Holland 2 - Jun 1975, Austria 2 - Sep 1975, Norway 2 - Oct 1975, Switzerland 3 - Aug 1975, UK 6 - Sep 1975, Italy 7 of 1976, South Africa 8 of 1975, US BB 15 - Oct 1975, US BB 15 of 1975, RYM 15 of 1975, Canada 16 - Oct 1975, Australia 16 of 1976, POP 21 of 1975, Germany 36 of the 1970s, 71 in 2FM list, Acclaimed 1175
3 George Baker Selection Paloma Blanca 1975 Netherlands Holland 1 - Mar 1975, Sweden (alt) 1 - Nov 1975, Austria 1 - Jul 1975, Switzerland 1 - Jun 1975, Norway 1 - Sep 1975, Germany 1 - May 1975, Germany 4 of the 1970s, Canada 5 - Jan 1976, South Africa 6 of 1975, UK 10 - Sep 1975, Australia 11 of 1975, US BB 26 - Jan 1976, Global 33 (5 M sold) - 1975, Italy 44 of 1975
4 10cc I'm Not in Love 1975 United Kingdom UK 1 - May 1975, France 1 - Jun 1975, Éire 1 - Jul 1975, US BB 2 - Jun 1975, Canada 2 - Jun 1975, Record World 3 - 1975, Holland 5 - Jun 1975, Norway 6 - Aug 1975, RYM 7 of 1975, Switzerland 8 - Aug 1975, Germany 9 - Aug 1975, Scrobulate 12 of 70s, US CashBox 24 of 1975, Europe 25 of the 1970s, Poland 37 - Mar 1995, Italy 96 of 1975, Belgium 176 of all time, Acclaimed 421
5 KC & the Sunshine Band That's the Way (I Like It) 1975 United States US BB 1 - Nov 1975, Record World 1 - 1975, Canada 1 - Nov 1975, Holland 1 - Oct 1975, Sweden (alt) 3 - Nov 1975, POP 3 of 1975, UK 4 - Aug 1975, US BB 4 of 1975, Norway 5 - Nov 1975, Germany 25 - Nov 1975, RYM 44 of 1975, Scrobulate 44 of disco, US CashBox 49 of 1975, Italy 67 of 1976, OzNet 110, RIAA 303, Acclaimed 1119

Chronological table of U.S. and UK Number One Hit singles

U.S. Number One Singles and Artist
(Weeks at Number One)
UK Number One Singles and Artist
(Weeks at Number One)

"Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" - Elton John (2)
"Mandy" - Barry Manilow (1)
"Please Mr. Postman" - The Carpenters (1)
"Laughter in the Rain" - Neil Sedaka (1)
"Fire" - Ohio Players (1)
"You're No Good" - Linda Ronstadt (1)
"Pick Up the Pieces" - Average White Band (1)
"Best of My Love" - Eagles (1)
"Have You Never Been Mellow" - Olivia Newton-John (1)
"Black Water" - The Doobie Brothers (1)
"My Eyes Adored You" - Frankie Valli (1)
"Lady Marmalade" - Labelle (1)
"Lovin' You" - Minnie Riperton (1)
"Philadelphia Freedom" - Elton John (2)
"(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song" - B. J. Thomas (1)
"He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) - Tony Orlando and Dawn (3)
"Shining Star" - Earth, Wind & Fire (1)
"Before the Next Teardrop Falls" - Freddy Fender (1)
"Thank God I'm a Country Boy" - John Denver (1)
"Sister Golden Hair" - America (1)
"Love Will Keep Us Together" - Captain & Tennille (4)
"Listen to What the Man Said" - Paul McCartney & Wings (1)
"The Hustle" - Van McCoy (1)
"One of These Nights" - Eagles (1)
"Jive Talkin'" - Bee Gees (2)
"Fallin' in Love" - Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds (1)
"Get Down Tonight" - KC and the Sunshine Band (1)
"Rhinestone Cowboy" - Glen Campbell (2)
"Fame" - David Bowie (2)
"I'm Sorry" - John Denver (1)
"Bad Blood" - Neil Sedaka (3)
"Island Girl" - Elton John (3)
"That's the Way (I Like It) - KC and the Sunshine Band (2)
"Fly, Robin, Fly" - Silver Convention (3)
"Let's Do It Again"- The Staple Singers (1)

"Lonely This Christmas" - Mud (2 weeks 1974 + 2 weeks 1975)
"Down Down" - Status Quo (1)
"Ms Grace" - The Tymes (1)
"January" - Pilot (3)
"Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)" - Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel (2)
"If" - Telly Savalas (2)
"Bye, Bye, Baby (Baby Goodbye)" - Bay City Rollers (6)
"Oh Boy" - Mud (2)
"Stand by Your Man" - Tammy Wynette (3)
"Whispering Grass" - Windsor Davies & Don Estelle (3)
"I'm Not in Love" - 10cc (2)
"Tears on My Pillow (I Can't Take It)" - Johnny Nash (1)
"Give a Little Love" - Bay City Rollers (3)
"Barbados" - Typically Tropical (1)
"Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)" - The Stylistics (3)
"Sailing" - Rod Stewart (4)
"Hold Me Close" - David Essex (3)
"I Only Have Eyes for You" - Art Garfunkel (2)
"Space Oddity" - David Bowie (2)
"D.I.V.O.R.C.E." - Billy Connolly (1)
"Bohemian Rhapsody" - Queen (5 weeks 1975 + 4 weeks 1976)

note: best sellers of the year are bold

Other significant singles

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Eurovision Song Contest

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